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CBS
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
, bowed to pressure from the obama administration. he said he will hold off on passing new economic sanctions against iran. the president is concerned that more sanctions would unravel the nuclear deal which calls for the iranians to freeze uranium enrichment for six months in return for u.s. easing of some of the sanctions that have crippled the iranian economy. things are also looking up for the president-- at least a bit-- with the american people. a cbs news/"new york times" poll out tonight finds 42% of the americans now approve of the job he is doing that. is up five points from the all-time low he hit last month as his administration was trying desperately to fix the obamacare web site. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major? >> reporter: scott, senior advisors to the president believe the worst of the health care nightmare is over. and there is some evidence of that. in our survey the president has gained slightly on the health care issue. 41% now approve of the president's handling of the health care. that's up nine points from one month ago. 55% still di
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
, including president obama's remarks. today the white house warned the senate not to vote for new economic sanctions on iran fearing more sanctions could unravel the nuclear deal the administration worked out last month. iran agreed to freeze its uranium enrichment for six months in return for an easing of sanctions but there are opponents to that idea in the senate and elsewhere. elizabeth palmer is in tehran for us. liz? >> reporter: iran's new reformist government defied hard-liners at home and pushed hard for this geneva agreement against a lot of domestic resistance and now they're afraid that the u.s. senate is going to introduce these new sanctions. majid ravanchi was one of the negotiators and he told that iran was counting on the u.s. and iran to adhere to the geneva agreement to try and repair what has been more than three decades of really toxic relations. >> we do not trust what the american government does and it is natural the same feeling is there in america. what is important for the time being is we are entering into a new phase. >> reporter: in fact, iran says it
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
, revered by this country. our greatest pride. s then a brand- new united states senator from illinois. here was mr. obama's reaction late today to the death. >> we have lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages. through his fierce dignity and unbending will to sacrifice his own freedom for the freedom of others, he transformed south africa and moved all of us. >> pelley: president obama used the word "modiba" an honorary title that translates as father. major garrett at the white house tells us this evening mr. obama plans to attend the state funeral in south africa. that is likely to be in about ten days. nelson mandela will be remembered as a man who emerged from a tiny village to become a defining figure of our time. he was born on july 18th, 1918 in a village called umvezo. his mother named him holy sashava meaning troublemaker, but later a teacher renamed him nelson. he moved to johannesburg at 23, he became one of the nation's first black lawy
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the south african government announced plans today for a week of memorial services for nelson mandela, culminating with his funeral a week from sunday. president obama will lead a u.s. delegation, expected to include a number of former presidents, though it is not known which of the services he will attend. mourners continued to gather today at mandela's home in johannesburg where he died last night and at his former home in soweto. perhaps no one image summed up his legacy better than this. >> blacks and whites signed by side honoring the father of a multiracial south africa, a man who became a worldwide symbol for racial equality. >> debra patta is there. dance today. from the sprawling township of soweto to the plush upmarket suburb of hall on the, it was precisely the kind of sendoff nelson mandela would have loved. since his death was announced, south africans from all over the country have been making a pilgrimage to mandela's home in johannesburg. they came bearing flowers, gifts, and messages o
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
second chance for healthcare.gov. on the first day of his new campaign, president obama said the health insurance web site is now working for the vast majority of users. republicans still want to rollback obamacare but to that mr. obama said this:. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> pelley: the white house told us today that 650,000 americans visited the web site today alone. the administration says there were one million visits yesterday. manuel bojorquez tells us many of the people visiting the site are having a much more positive experience than earlier users did. >> come on, guys. >> reporter: moksha efsea, a pet sitter in fort worth, texas, said he had no problem enrolling in healthcare.gov, a big difference from two months ago. >> i'm a dog walker, it's a difference between a cooperative thing and a friendly dog wagging their tail and one trying to bite me. >> reporter: because he has panic attacks, he says private insurance would have cos
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